- 1 Do Barber dimes have mint marks?
- 2 What is the rarest Barber dime?
- 3 Where is the word liberty on a Barber dime?
- 4 What is the rarest Barber half dollar?
- 5 What are the key dates for Barber dimes?
- 6 What year dimes are worth anything?
- 7 Why do they call it a Barber dime?
- 8 How much is a barber silver dime worth?
- 9 What year dime is worth the most?
- 10 What is a Capped Bust dime?
Do Barber dimes have mint marks?
The United States Mint produced Barber Dimes at four different mints: Philadelphia (no mint mark), New Orleans (O), Denver (D) and San Francisco (S). As illustrated in the picture below, Barber positioned the mint mark on the reverse of the coin, near the bottom just below the bow in the wreath.
What is the rarest Barber dime?
The 1894-S Barber dime is a dime produced in the United States Barber coinage. It is one of the rarest and most highly prized United States coins for collectors, along with the 1804 dollar and the 1913 Liberty Head nickel. One was sold in 2005 for $1.3 million, and another for $1.9 million in 2007.
Where is the word liberty on a Barber dime?
Known as the Barber dime (named after the designer Charles E. Barber) the ten-cent denomination featured on the obverse Miss Liberty facing right, her hair in a Phrygian cap and wearing a laurel wreath, with the word LIBERTY in tiny letters in a band above her forehead.
What is the rarest Barber half dollar?
As mentioned above the 1904-S Barber Half Dollar is the rarest coin of the series to be found in uncirculated condition. 553,038 pieces were struck for circulation and it seems likely that virtually all were released into circulation shortly after their mintage.
What are the key dates for Barber dimes?
The key date of the regular issue coins is 1895-O, with a mintage of 440,000. In addition to the 1895-O, the series contains numerous semi-key dates, including 1895, 1896-O and -S, 1901-S, 1903-S, and 1904-S.
What year dimes are worth anything?
Most Roosevelt dimes from the 1946–1964 period are very common. Thus they are worth only their precious metal value if worn. In general, well-circulated Roosevelt dimes made before 1965 are worth between $1.25 and $2. Lightly worn examples of scarcer issues are worth significantly more.
Why do they call it a Barber dime?
These are more commonly called “Barber Dimes” because of this. The coins were originally meant to be designed by the public but later taken over by Charles Barber the current Chief Engraver for the United States Mint due to financial issues.
How much is a barber silver dime worth?
Your Barber dime value is $3.04 to $3.55 for a common date coin in heavily worn “Good” condition. If your coin is better preserved the value increases sharply in “Extremely Fine” condition.
What year dime is worth the most?
Tthe Carson City Seated Liberty dimes struck from 1871 through 1874 are exceedingly rare. All are at least four-figure coins in the grade of Good-4. The most valuable of these dimes is the 1873-CC, which saw a mintage of 12,400 pieces and offers collectors just one known survivor today.
What is a Capped Bust dime?
The capped bust design was the work of former U.S. Mint chief engraver William Kneass. This design was popular and was featured on dimes from 1809 to 1837. The capped bust dime was the first dime to state its face value on the coin.